Tag: cocoa beans

Here are three reasons why Ghana’s cocoa farmers are trapped by the chocolate industry

The chocolate industry is worth more than $80 billion a year. But some cocoa farmers in parts of West Africa are poorer now than they were in the 1970s or 1980s.

Ghana expected to produce 850,000 tonnes of cocoa in 2019/20 season, at the lower end of average levels…Here’s why

Ghana, the world’s second largest cocoa producer, is expected to produce 850,000 tonnes of cocoa in 2019/20 season, at the lower end of average levels on account of...

West Africa cocoa outlook

The CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (GCB) says Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have agreed to set up a stabilisation fund under its new pricing mechanism for cocoa beans to support farmers should producer prices drop on the international markets. Edward George, Independent Commodities Expert joins CNBC Africa for more.
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